DLA Headquarters News

Archive: October, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA Aviation naval representative named NAE award winner

Naval Aviation Enterprise leadership named Navy Capt. Mark Harris a winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during a NAE Air Board video teleconference Oct. 17.

Oct. 31, 2016

Will your family’s ID cards still be G2G Jan. 30? Not if issued by certain states

On Jan. 30, 2017, any license or ID card from a state or territory that doesn’t comply with the Real ID Act (and hasn’t been given an extension) won’t be accepted for access to any federal facility. And on Jan. 22, 2018, any license used to board a U.S. flight must be from a jurisdiction that complies with the Act or has an extension from DHS.

Oct. 28, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Joe Lehman

The latest in this video series features Joe Lehman, a criminal investigator in DLA’s Office of the Inspector General, who was severely injured in a 2014 motorcycle crash. Ten months later, he was back at work, much to the amazement of his coworkers.

Oct. 27, 2016

Monsters, humans unite to dash, walk at Halloween 5K

Costumed characters, ghouls and other eccentric spirits made the McNamara Headquarters Complex a frightful scene as they ran and walked together Oct. 26 — along with plenty of regular humans.

Oct. 26, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin

Army Command Sgt. Major Charles Tobin, DLA's senior enlisted leader, candidly shares how he overcame personal challenges in the latest video highlighting the resiliency of DLA employees.

Oct. 26, 2016

Advocate for deaf community bridges communication gap

The Equal Employment Offices of the McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant agencies hosted a final event to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness month Oct. 25. Katrina Labouliere, a sign language interpreter, spoke to employees about “Creating a Deaf-Friendly Environment.”

Oct. 25, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Tanya Lee

Tanya Lee leads the audit readiness human performance team in DLA Finance. She used to travel often for her job, until she began experiencing life-threatening blood clots and heart problems. Lee discovered the source of her strength in faith and fortitude.

Oct. 25, 2016

Positive attitude, faith lead DLA employee with disabilities to DoD recognition

A DLA employee's courage when faced with a neurological disorder that had doctors giving him only 30 days left to live has been recognized with an award from the secretary of Defense.

Oct. 24, 2016

New process incorporates digital telework requests with timekeeping system

For eligible employees, telework provides a means of meeting mission requirements at an alternate work site while eliminating stressors associated with commutes, parking and common workplace interruptions. Currently, approximately 16,000 Defense Logistics Agency employees are telework eligible.

Oct. 24, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Phil Dawson

When a DLA employee's personal life took an unexpected turn, he sought help from the Employee Assistance Program. Sharing his feelings helped him develop resiliency and emotional wellness.

Oct. 21, 2016

Educator, therapist explains hidden disabilities

Many disabilities are not obvious to others but are just as life-changing, according to a psychologist, pastor and former professor in a presentation to DLA leaders and employees recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Oct. 20, 2016

DLA Director promotes agency to military logistics professionals

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch wants more military logisticians, especially those in the prime of their careers, to think of DLA as a desirable and career-enhancing place to serve, he told the audience at an Oct. 12 event.

Oct. 20, 2016

If these walls could talk: Political paraphernalia under the Hatch Act

Not all communication is electronic. And not all political activity prohibited by the Hatch Act is written or spoken.

Oct. 18, 2016

Crime Prevention Month: Protect yourself

Staying alert, keeping a low profile and securing your property will help you avoid becoming a target for criminals, say security officials at DLA Installation Support.

Oct. 14, 2016

DLA Rapid Deployment Team leads agency in support for Haiti relief

A DLA Rapid Deployment Team and personnel from across the agency recently deployed to Haiti to provide a range of services, supplies, expertise and infrastructure as the agency assists in disaster relief following Hurricane Matthew.